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Vāsifika Our Autism Journeys

$25.00 NZD
19599

Pasifika families living with autism share their lessons, hopes and dreams of awareness and acceptance. This book is an open invite to connect, to talanoa, to strengthen the vā with those living with autism.

Points of interest:

  • The first book in the world that captures the stories of Pasifika
    Families living with autism.
  • The twelve contributing authors include an autistic child and 
    teen, an educator who teaches neurodiverse children, as well
    as parents and grandparents of children of the spectrum.
  • Pasifika backgrounds of families include Samoan, Tongan,
    Tokelau, Niuean, Cook Islander.
  • Includes key tips or lessons from contributing authors and
    an extra information section on autism.
  • Made with support of the Pasifika Autism Support Group
    (PASG), Altogether Autism, Your Way Kia Roha and Te Pou
    (the national workforce centre for mental health, addiction
    and disability in New Zealand.
  • Edited, illustrated, designed and published by an all Pasifika 
    team.

Note: The language used to describe autism in the book reflects
the preferences of the authors and families.

ISBN 978-0-473-65143-5
Paperback, 150 x 210mm, 48pp